Elected: 2015
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor Guy Lloyd-Jones
Forbes Chair of Organic Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
Professor Guy Lloyd-Jones FRS FRSE received a Bachelor of Science degree from Huddersfield Polytechnic in 1989, and a PhD from the University of Oxford in 1992. In 1996, he joined the University of Bristol as a lecturer, before being promoted to reader in 2000 and professor 2003. In 2012, he became Head of Organic and Biological Chemistry before leaving to take up the Forbes Chair of Organic Chemistry at University of Edinburgh in 2013. Guy’s research focuses upon understanding the mechanism of catalysts used to produce organic compounds.